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Contrada Bigurdo (Timpi Rossi) Alcamo for the production of the Whites and feud Guarini for the production of Syrah, Nerello Mascalese, Perricone and Grecanico.

CONTRADA BIGURDO

Contrada Bigurdo (Timpi Rossi) between Alcamo and Castellammare del Golfo lies on 200 m. SLM 3 ha of Catarratto on Hilly slopes surrounded by 1.5 ha of secular olive's trees with north-north/west exposure.

The red sands with calcareous clays typical of a narrow area of Alcamo, give freshness and full maturity to the catarratto that is exalted by its minerality.

Implanted with 2.5 x 1,1 meters. density of 4600/ha, with Guyot pruning system.
Average production of 6000 kg / ha.
The harvest, late September, is done manually with grape selection

FEUDO GUARINI

On top of the hill of Feudo Guarini, at 350 m above sea level in front of the large mountain of Vita, Trapani, lie the 6 ha of Aldo Viola,  place of production of Syrah, Nerello Mascalese, Perricone and Grecanico.
A vineyard purchased in 1996 and expertly converted to the production of important crus.
A microclimate very extreme is well supported by an extraordinary richness of the soil.
A  black & white calcareous- clay soil at the times,  organically rich, is swept by most of the strong winds that take place during the year, creating a very special microclimate that enhances the quality of the grapes.
The annual rainfall is 400mm and the vineyard does not have an irrigation system.
The 3 ha planted back in 1998 and 2014 and grafted by the Viola family have a density of 4200 plants / ha 2.40 mt x 1
The pruning system is  the Guyot with an average production of  5000 kg / ha.
The harvest, end of August-early September, is done manually with the selection of grapes.

 

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